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Oct 12, 2012 6:00am EDT
at campaign finance from, as funders or as organizers expect the law to change again by the next cycle or the one after that? >> i don't think so. i think the supreme court has made very clear where it stands on citizens united, on money and politics but i think if anything the trend will probably accelerate in a few different ways, and they've been very -- i think he recently turned down a challenge, right, brad, on some aspect of citizens and re-emphasize no, we actually believe this. of course, we're entering an era where supreme court's don't really respect a president in the same way they used to so that if there are new justices added, if obama wins reelection and there are more democratic appointed judges commits very easy to imagine a fight for decision reversing or changing in some way. under the current course i think made very plain that your this is how, this their belief, this is the constitutional principle but they will keep applying it. i'm not aware but i'll see any evidence of a series reconsideration of the principal in citizens or think in speech now spent the supre
CSPAN
Oct 9, 2012 2:00am EDT
-- pill to swallow and the best way to get them to do that was to stress that this was the law. this was the rule of law and he is president was going to take care of the law. it made it much easier, and easier pill for the south to swallow. [applause] >> jonathan is great to be with you today and with all the booklovers at this fabulous festival and with a very distinguished biographer, jean edward smith way think has contributed immeasurably to the eisenhower scholarship and i have to agree he was underestimated definitely and i'm so glad that you have written such a powerful book. i think it's fascinating in reading the book to see that more of the book is focused on the military career, even though as you've just spent almost most of your time talking about the incredible eight years of of the eisenhardt registration, the estate leaned over and whispered to me i have never heard the interstate highway system applauded before. pretty exciting. first-time. >> all those people who were applauding are now going to get on 395 and be stuck in traffic or three hours. [laughter] po
CSPAN
Oct 9, 2012 6:00am EDT
's unconstitutional to be -- to bar women from combat because it denies them equal protection under the law. >> host: now, you also wrote a novel -- >> guest: i did. >> host: called "sand queen," what is this? >> guest: i'm writing a cycle on the iraq war, fiction and non-fiction combined. it's a woman in iraq at the very beginning of the war, guarding the first and biggest prisoner of war camp we set up over there, and it goes back and forth between her story, her experience as a woman soldier, and the story of an iraqi civilian woman. they meet at a check point, and they begin to interact. in is based on things that my soldiers had experienced, and that you get to see the war from both the iraqi and american point of view, but told through the eyes of women which is a rare way to tell stories of war. >> host: when you look back at the media coverage of the iraq war and currently the afghanistan war, do you feel it's been fair? do you think it's been comprehensive? >> guest: it depends which nation's media you're asking about. >> host: u.s.. >> guest: i think we did a very bad job at the beginning
CSPAN
Oct 11, 2012 6:00am EDT
subcommittee he passed laws related to all the issues i mentioned, child care, family medical leave, education, child health and child abuse prevention. someone to thank senator dodd for all that, but also for inspiring this report, and i turned over to to you. [applause] >> well, good morning, and it's wonderful to see such a great turnout this morning, to be a part of this news of this report card. i'm delighted to be with you. i think very much first focus for their work as well as save the children, that in place to be associated with for many, many years, and proud of the fact that they are located connecticut as well. we like things local pride, and to bob casey, my former colleague and different from pennsylvania who is just a tremendous job. he said wonderful commitment in history deeply committed to the issue children and families, to the united states congress. so it's an honor to be with them. jennifer, we thank you immensely. you've let your celebrity but also your mind and your commitment to these issues, and we thank you immensely for the work you do. being a mother herself of yo
CSPAN
Oct 10, 2012 7:30am EDT
. he saw is what all the way to the top of the harvard law review and the content of the review, top editor. everything is done is clean as a whistle but he's not only breaking any law, he's never anything wrong. he's the perfect father, the perfect husband, the perfect american. all we do is trash the guy. >> so that's the bar being set for the presidency. he hasn't broken any law. okay. i think we all can accept the nomination for the presidency. look, the only trashing that has been done over the last three and a half years is to our economy and/or international stature, and that is been done by this president. and actually chris, i personally have coveted president obama many times, and all of you listen to my show now i cut it is fair and balanced. look, president obama might not know a lot about economics, but he does i mean karaoke. so let's just celebrate that. let's all hold hands, so in love with you. i mean, come on. imagine mitt romney doing that. i'm so in love with you. oh, come on. i'm sorry. i know this is mrc but you've got to give it to both sides. our second obamag
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